Organizational learning theories

Connecting 2 the World

My dissertation not only looks at distributed group collaboration, but also how that effects organizational learning. The following is my discussion on organizational learning, including how I differentiate knowledge management from organizational learning. Organizational Learning Theories There are two prevailing schools of learning theory at the organizational level. Organizational learning is distinguishable from knowledge management. 2003).

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

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The Traditional Model The traditional model used by organizational learning theorists begins with the depth of knowledge. Current organizational learning and knowledge literature identify and categorize 12 different types of knowledge depending on the location in which the knowledge is created and the depth of knowledge. Without interdepartmental collaboration or conflict, individual groups lack the opportunity to reinterpret intergroup content and negotiate meaning. 2003).

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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

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Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning. 2004; Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011 ).

Five Ways Design and Making Can Help Science Education Come Alive


Using design to help others learn science is not intuitive, however, once practiced you will see how humanistic and authentic it is to incorporate design in any subject. 1: Students learn more, love science more, and are more engaged in science content and the scientific process when designing solutions to real problems. Making learning “hard fun” (Papert, 2002) is a real-world balancing act that happens everyday when children are designing and inventing in the classroom.